By mid 2013, I was inspired to embark on an arduous investigation of my religious beliefs, beliefs and doctrines instilled in me from early childhood which I had held sacred and unquestionable as most Muslims. Thanks to deep research on Quran, traditional Muslim literature and history, by the onset of 2014, my beliefs had radically evolved. No longer would I qualify as an orthodox or mainstream Muslim. Continue reading
“The Emperor ‘s New Dress” is a short tale by Hans Christian Anderson.
A vain Emperor who cares about nothing except wearing and displaying clothes hires two swindlers who promise him the finest, best suit of clothes from a fabric invisible to anyone who is unfit for his position or “hopelessly stupid”. Continue reading
THE FALSE ALARM ON ISLAMOPHOBIA
Islam originate from the root word, “Salam”, which mean “Peace”. It relate to a state of peace among men and service to God. So, it is not possible to have a Muslim or tenet of Islam at odds with peaceful values like justice, equity, moderation and tolerance. Continue reading
The responsibility of disseminating news from a neutral ground on trends and events to the masses require honesty. Bemoaning of the media is not uncommon as media houses tend to lend their contents to sentiments and government censorship. Continue reading
Around the golden age of Islam, Persian and Arab merchants stopped at China to trade, some of whom settled there and inter-married native Chinese. They are the ancestors of the hui people in China today. The hui are predominantly muslims, sinicized and have fully blended their religion with Chinese culture overtime. Continue reading